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Design by activism: How we can use our public spaces to create change | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back on our the event on the role and impact of activism in the shaping of the future of public spaces in South Africa.

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What is the future of the Sea Point Promenade?

The Sea Point Promenade is one of Cape Town’s most diverse and frequented spaces. The city shares it’s plans to make the acclaimed public space ,even more pedestrian-friendly and green by 2017.

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WATCH: How public spaces make cities work

More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it’s the city’s great public spaces — from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades — where people can stroll and play.

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Cape Town’s park for people: The Company Gardens

The Company Gardens is one of 11 public parks in the City of Cape Town, that is the first to be reviewed in a series of articles. While on a tandem bike, Anade Situma and friend Thandi, discover the people, spaces, places and history that make the Company Gardens a fascinating part of Cape Town’s past, present and future.